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Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Dan Căta
The fluid level raises as clutch wears in. That...

The fluid level raises as clutch wears in. That might be your problem :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By Dan Căta
So you are saying that under load, the rubber...

So you are saying that under load, the rubber twists and they stay in phase?
A section trough the drive shaft case and a go pro would be nice to see :D, along with some marks on the pieces to...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 415
Posted By Dan Căta
Nope, he did the spark plugs, not the coils :) ...

Nope, he did the spark plugs, not the coils :)
"Yes, it's a 4-plug and they're all new."


+1
Especially if he took off the coils for spark plug replacement.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,620
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks like a Multistrada to me :) Dan.

Looks like a Multistrada to me :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By Dan Căta
Perhaps some air got in while the bike has...

Perhaps some air got in while the bike has tipped.

Get the lid of the reservoir, drop a coin in there and gently squeeze the lever while the handlebar is all the way to the right, so that the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 57,122
Posted By Dan Căta
Somehow, I am not buying it, the flange being...

Somehow, I am not buying it, the flange being cracked because of over tightening. I have seen over tighten wheel bolts but the flange was just fine.
And because of over tightening, you would strip...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 78,361
Posted By Dan Căta
Sent you back a response ;) Dan.

Sent you back a response ;)

Dan.
Forum: Vendors 02-16-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,106
Posted By Dan Căta
The pics were embedded and the source got them...

The pics were embedded and the source got them mixed up. I will come up with a fix ASAP.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,752
Posted By Dan Căta
They guy that cleans the injectors for me says...

They guy that cleans the injectors for me says that the limit in fuel squirt should not be > 5% in difference. 1 or 2 % is normal.

Also, he says that the injectors are matched at factory so that...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,222
Posted By Dan Căta
So.. did anyone try this yet? Is it worth the...

So.. did anyone try this yet? Is it worth the trouble?

Dan.
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 78,361
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks like there is a small issue with the...

Looks like there is a small issue with the replacements bushings, especially the small one on the L/H side TB, near the TPS side.

It looks like it is too tight on the outside, basically making...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks nice. Is the crash bar a sw-motec? I had...

Looks nice. Is the crash bar a sw-motec? I had the same and remember it was nice, because you can rest your legs on it while cruising :D

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By Dan Căta
+1 on what Jim said. :deal Dan.

+1 on what Jim said. :deal

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By Dan Căta
The fuel pump controller is a known issue, I...

The fuel pump controller is a known issue, I REFUSE to believe that BMW has not yet fixed that issue in this model.

Try fueling again from a different station and see what happens.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,363
Posted By Dan Căta
I have seen rust on the outside but did not worry...

I have seen rust on the outside but did not worry about it. Clean it good and coat it with some more grease?

Regarding the joints... I would not worry about those either. When they fail, you will...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By Dan Căta
Plenty of used shocks on ebay. Owners that go for...

Plenty of used shocks on ebay. Owners that go for aftermarket units, selling the oem's for almost nothing, compared to a new aftermarket unit.

If you do want to invest some money, I suggest going...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-02-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,338
Posted By Dan Căta
I am wondering if anyone tried to wight the spoke...

I am wondering if anyone tried to wight the spoke and cast wheels on a GS. Just curious on what the difference is...

If they would weight the same, I would still go with the spoke wheel. I saw a...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By Dan Căta
You can lower a 1150's rear end by installing a...

You can lower a 1150's rear end by installing a paralever link from an RT. They come in 2 sizes: long and longer :D. You already have longer, you just need "long". Nothing to do with the rear end...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Dan Căta
What does someone need to do in order to get one...

What does someone need to do in order to get one broken?

Before pulling them out, I always twist them, then pull. Never broke one.
Also, what I have noticed, is that if the pipe stays in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,088
Posted By Dan Căta
I do not think that is the problem here, but...

I do not think that is the problem here, but rather the ratio of pulses front vs rear. The computer does not know how many notches the ring has, but rather how often do they success one after...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By Dan Căta
The 1200 engines also have vibrations, but they...

The 1200 engines also have vibrations, but they are more often. When I test ride a 1200 bike, it makes my nose itch. That is because it has a balance shaft, parallel to the main shaft but spinning in...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,567
Posted By Dan Căta
Looks interesting. Subscribed, w/ popcorn. ...

Looks interesting. Subscribed, w/ popcorn.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By Dan Căta
I would also replace the graphite/copper meatal...

I would also replace the graphite/copper meatal seals once you are in there, especially if the bike has a high mileage. It is important that you also change those too, otherwise you will be re-doing...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Dan Căta
Perhaps this is the wrong section... Dan.

Perhaps this is the wrong section...

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-15-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By Dan Căta
Take the bike to someone that has a diagnose...

Take the bike to someone that has a diagnose unit. It will show there if the switch is actuated or not, depending on if you pull the lever in or not.

Replacing the switch should be easy. Or you...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Dan Căta
So what was the issue in yours? The brushes did...

So what was the issue in yours? The brushes did not touch?

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 820
Posted By Dan Căta
I think the root cause of this is the bad quality...

I think the root cause of this is the bad quality OEM connector at the headlight. I got the same on my RT and ended up by replacing the connector with individual connectors from a Hella light kit....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Dan Căta
That's the same over here. But what if the...

That's the same over here. But what if the factory had a large amount of seals made from that material? Should they throw it away or should they make some more money? :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Dan Căta
If you are referring to the plastic ones over the...

If you are referring to the plastic ones over the valve cover, they will fit if the 1150 only has one spark plug/cylinder. I guess we can extrapolate and say that the TT aluminum ones will fit too...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Dan Căta
It should have. And they are easy to remove. It...

It should have. And they are easy to remove. It is just like an asbestos seal that is heat resistant, no big deal.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Dan Căta
Then don't forget to also order the gaskets for...

Then don't forget to also order the gaskets for the exhaust to the heads. 4 pcs :)

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By Dan Căta
Even if you cannot un-do that one, there are five...

Even if you cannot un-do that one, there are five others to hold the protection on :D

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Dan Căta
One day I dream that I would have the bike you...

One day I dream that I would have the bike you have now. An ABS'ed 1100GS with replaced head gaskets and Lennie's sprockets, no crashbars just the OEM plastic protectors, a light as it can be :)
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Dan Căta
Do that. I also have the sprockets and love them!...

Do that. I also have the sprockets and love them!

I guess that in this case, you can reuse the gasket and only add silicone under the cylinder.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,352
Posted By Dan Căta
The bike should start using the starter motor,...

The bike should start using the starter motor, without using any starting fluid. If the bike does not start after keeping the starter button 4 seconds pressed, you have a problem.

Take off the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 659
Posted By Dan Căta
As far as I know, even if just one seal is...

As far as I know, even if just one seal is leaking, you should replace both gaskets. That is because they are now of different thickness and you would only get an imbalance between cylinders.

If...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,940
Posted By Dan Căta
It s not the bike, it is the HIS system itself. I...

It s not the bike, it is the HIS system itself. I have HID on my car, on low beam and the light is very poor on wet roads. When the road is dry, it works wonderful. Perhaps it is because the glass on...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,032
Posted By Dan Căta
Correct. 1200 GS 2004 onwards has canbus, right?...

Correct. 1200 GS 2004 onwards has canbus, right? I did not need any handshake procedure on there, it just worked, on the OEM cigarette connector.

Dan.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By Dan Căta
Is that stainless steel or regular steel? Because...

Is that stainless steel or regular steel? Because I have seen owners before changing the OEM steel bolts with SS ones and try to torque them to specs. :)

Some SS bolts are way softer and tend to...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-09-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,940
Posted By Dan Căta
Yes, but HID's are a PITA on a wet unmarked road....

Yes, but HID's are a PITA on a wet unmarked road. The classic halogen is okaysh in this case. That is why I was curious about LED's in such a scenario.

Dan.
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